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school strike in the u.s. since detroit teachers walked off the job for 16 days back in 2006. so they have until monday to get this all figured out. >> that seems like a lot to ask of people from within a community to come in and help them with this. i guess they don't have a choice. >> it kind of sounds like it. like i said, monday. hopefully, they get things worked out before that. >> when we come back, we'll talk about this t could cost you more to drive on one popular local roadway. details of the plan to increase fares on the dulles toll road. >> we'll tell what you you can voice your opinion coming up. now, let's check in with tucker. >> they never vote to decrease prices on anything, do they? >> no, they don't. the weather is warm and humid today. showers and storms back in the forecast. we'll have a look at traffic too with julie wright after the break. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying job
continued in michigan as vice president biden kept up the anti-republican attack in detroit. >> they view you, the working women and men of america, as the problem. we view you and know you to be the solution in america. >> reporter: but as democrats hammered republicans on the road gop vice presidential candidate paul ryan responded in their own convention state of north carolina. >> we can either choose to stay on the path that we are on, a path of debt, a path of doubt and decline, a path of joblessness or we can get things turned around. >> reporter: the dnc meanwhile moves outdoors thursday when president obama accepts the nomination in the 74,000 seat stadium of the nfl's carolina panthers. joining us live from the democratic national convention in charlotte fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin. mark, let's get right to it. we'll start in d.c. everybody knows mayor vincent gray has had political problems here n the district. how is he being received among democrats in charlotte? >> he's a bit late. wasn't there this morning at the morning -- he wasn't there this morning at the mor
to detroit was stolen. the secret service confirmed the theft outside a hotel yesterday. an agency spokesman said there was no weapon inside. equipment later recovered at a building. the truck found this morning and then searched by police. the vice president scheduled to speak at a rally and attend a parade in detroit. >>> he is not old enough to vote; but a high school senior froms agoryia, virginia the youngest delegate at last wok's republican convention. he'll be 18 before election day, eligible to serve and vote as a delegate. evan drain joins. great to see you, thanks for being here. >> thank you very much for having me. >> so many people don't get involved in the political process at such a young age. what inspired you and how did you become a delegate. >> became dell got by running in congressional district, which is virginia's 8th congressional district. ran a campaign for four months reaching out to voters. the reason able to win was that vert in my district recognized younger voters were affected by the president's policies and the negative affect they had on american youth. >> k
detroit where authorities will dig in search of human remains. nbc's john yang is there for us. john, good morning. >> reporter: the path for the sech for jimmy hoffa has been a long and twisted one, and today it does come here to this driveway in suburban detroit. they are going to take soil samples today to see if the answer to the mystery lies here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace the trail has led to this suburban home. an informant claims he saw a body buried her around the time hoffa went missing. he told dan muldea, the author of "the off anwar sadats." >> very convinced hoffa is buried at this particular location. >> we believe the witness saw something and it was credible enough that we have to continue the investigation at this point. >> reporter: using ground-penetrating radar, authorities found signs of something about two feet under the driveway. today they will take a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen outside a detroit-area restaurant in 1975, apparently lured by two mob figures. since then the search has take
consciousness. >>> a marriage proposal turned into a rescue mission in michigan. the detroit area couple was taking a canoe trip near lake huron last saturday. he proposed to his girlfriend and she accepted and then heavy waves as he started pushing them further away from shore. they were not able to paddle back and ended up stranded on north eland. eventually, they called 911 and police used gps to track them down. >> that is a good sign. together and with god, we'll get through anything. if this is the worst that is going to happen in our life and marriage, it's awesome. our life will be awesome together. >> they plan to invite the two officers who rescued them to their wedding. >>> is it too soon to talk about a beltway world series? the nats have the best record in baseball. the os are in first place in the al east. dave ross will have more next. >>> and plus, could khloe kardashian be calling fox her new home? details of the show she auditioned for. >> and the weekend forecast. we'll be right back. i'm barack obama, and i approvoe this message. mitt romney's position on women's hea
detroit that. cold front will get in here late tonight and into early tomorrow. and it will bring us a period of cloud cover and possibly a shower. the good news it is will clear the coast here by early tomorrow morning and the entire area including the beaches should be in for plenty of sunshine for the weekend. i think particularly by tomorrow afternoon, i think things will be looking fine. temperatures right now in the 50s and 60s. we'll top out in the low to mid- 80s later today, about 82 degrees way few clouds around at 5:00 p.m. generally nice conditions expected for our day. >> thank you. >>> time now to check in with julie wright to get an update on what is happening with the police situation in the bowie area. >> we do know it ended on the top side of the beltway so for those traveling on the outer loop of the beltway headed over towards route 1 in college park, that is where the accident activity occurred. some traffic is able to get by to the left at this point and that is what we have here. outer loop of the beltway here north of route 1 continuing around towards i-95. bi
detroit today. >> i was told a dead body might be buried in my backyard. >> reporter: not just any body, but that of jimmy hoffa, one-time boss of the teamsters, america's biggest union. he disappeared without a trace more than 37 years ago. a decade before patricia bought her home. >> he is the best-known dead body that they've been looking for for years. >> reporter: hoffa's connections to organized crime had spurred numerous theories about his disappearance in july of 1975. earlier this year, an informant told hoffa wars author he saw a body being buried at this suburban home around the time hoffa vanished. >> he's adamant about his beliefs hoffa is buried at this location. >> reporter: he pointed the informant to authorities. their initial check days ago with ground penetrating radar revealed something about two feet below the home's driveway. today with a crowd of onlookers, police were back to take two soil samples, digging down about six feet. >> there was no visible remains that you could see through the tube. the samples are kind of muddy and it's hard to distinguish any partic
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